Test Overview
Test Methodology

Dosage Analysis by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)/Luminex Technology

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided

Test Details
Days Set Up
Batched 2 times per week
Analytic Time

8 - 14 days

Soft Order Code
ATHAL
MiChart Code
Alpha-Globin Gene Analysis
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo ATHAL
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in lav or ACD tube and send to Specimen processing ambient as whole blood. Specimen must be received at Mayo within 96 hours. Send specimen in original container.

Alternate Specimen
Any anticoagulant is acceptable. Specimens will be evaluated at Mayo before possibly being rejected.
Normal Volume
3 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
1 mL whole blood
Storage Temperature
Ambient preferred, refrigerated acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
81269
NY State Approved
No